Explore the essence and importance of the 4 Rakats Sunnah, its performance and whether it’s permissible followed by the number and significance of Sunnah Rakats in Islamic prayers.
What is 4 rakat Sunnah?
Performing 4 Rakats Sunnah Say takbir “Allahu Akbar” and then start the prayer by reciting “Shubhanaka”. After saying “Audhubillahi min-ash-shayta-nir-rajeem Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-raheem”, recite the Surah Al-Fatiha and go into a bowing position saying “Subahaana Rabbiyal Azeem”.
Is it permissible to pray 4 rakat Sunnah?
You can perform the Sunnah prayer as a four-Rakʻah prayer with two Tashahhuds and one Tasleem (Salaam greeting), in the same manner as the Thuhr and ʻAsr prayers. It is also permissible to perform it as a four-Rakʻah prayer without sitting for the first Tashahhud; i.e. with one Tashahhud directly followed by Tasleem.
How many Sunnah Rakats are there?
“Allah will build a house in Heaven for whoever is diligent in observing 12 Sunnah Rak’at (as follows): 4 Rak’at before and 2 after the Zhuhr (Midday) Prayer, 2 after the Maghrib (Sunset Prayer), 2 after the ‘Isha (Evening) Prayer and 2 before the Fajr (Dawn) Prayer.” (Hadith sahih narrated by at-Tirmidhi No.
Is there 4 rakat Sunnah before Isha?
On this analogy, the said scholars have preferred to perform 4 rak’ats before Isha, as it corresponds to the 4 obligatory rak’ats of Isha. However, it should be borne in mind that these 4 rak’ats should not be taken as determined by Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam), nor as a specific Sunnah.
Is it necessary to pray Sunnah in Isha?
These sunnah prayer don’t have a special name. Fajr, Zuhr, Asr, Maghrib, Isha are all names of compulsory prayers.